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Kyoyasai: Kyoto Vegetables
Kyoto city, Kyoto Pref.

FOOD 2015 30 minutes Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
A world-famous tourist destination, Kyoto is renowned for its local vegetables: kyoyasai (Kyoto vegetables) which play an important role in kyoryori (traditional cuisine of Kyoto). There are about 40 different vegetables which have been used by most Kyoto households for a long time. This documentary captures local farmers who specialize in kyoyasai, chefs using them in their cuisines, and how these vegetables bring their flavors to traditional Japanese cuisine and Italian-style cuisine.

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